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What travelers to Leiden are saying

Pleasant town to visit. Has several interesting musea. On Saturday there is a nice market along the canals. Leiden has nice cafes to visit e.g. Bagels & Beans in the Maarsmansteeg was very pleasant.
AR 15 Sep 2015

Leiden General Information

The Dutch province of South Holland is picturesque, historic and unfurls boundless charm. While vital, global hubs like The Hague and Rotterdam make a lot of noise and lure untold international attention to the province, the veritable backbone of South Holland is made up of towns precisely like Leiden.

Though Leiden’s metro populace of 330,000 inhabitants firmly places it in the top six in the Netherlands, the city feels much more intimate than the number suggests. Indeed, Leiden proper is home to 120,000 people and bedroom suburbs aside, offers a tidy, compact townscape for visitors to admire and discover. As the namesake of venerable Leiden University, the oldest academic institution in the country, the city has a telltale, convivial college town vibe. The university dates back to 1575 and the main campus provides a perfect platform for a photogenic stroll. Over 20,000 students and staff make up the considerable Leiden University community, which translates into a lively array of restaurants, pubs and bars for visitors. Other points of interest in town include the De Burcht citadel, De Valk windmill museum, grand Marekerk cathedral, and superb Lakenhal Municipal Museum. Last but not least, do not miss Leiden’s magnificent Hortus Botanicus, the oldest botanical garden in Europe.

  • Leiden University
  • Zijlpoort
  • De Burcht
  • De Valk
  • Lakenhal Municipal Museum
  • Hortus Botanicus
  • Van der Werff Park
  • Leiden Film Festival
  • Werpop
  • Leiden Blues Festival
  • In Den Doofpot
  • Restaurant Woods
  • Asian Palace
  • Oudt Leyden
  • Everet Tandoori Restaurant
  • LVC
  • Bar en Boos
  • International Jazz Club The Duke
  • In den Oude Maren Poort
  • Dranklokaal de WW

Leiden has a temperate maritime climate, with moderate rainfall and relatively mild weather throughout the year.

  • Winter (December to February) 0-6°C
  • Spring (March to May) 2-15°C
  • Summer (June to September) 11-20°C
  • Fall (October to November) 4-13°C

Hotels in Leiden

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From US$66

1 Holiday Inn LEIDEN

4 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

Haagse Schouwweg 10,P.O. Box 9004 Map

Featuring stylish accommodation, high standards of comfort and excellent service, this property is an ideal place for a pleasant stay. GeneralThis property offers you 14 multifunctional conference... More

From US$67

2 Hilton Garden Inn Leiden

4 stars
3.0 / 5

Willem Einthovenstraat 3 Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

With homey accommodations located near a major highway, Hilton Garden Inn Leiden Oegstgeest makes for a convenient place to stay for travellers in this part of Netherlands. The ideal location of... More

From US$163

3 Van der Valk Hotel Leiden

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Haagse Schouwweg 14 Map

Offering comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities, the Van Der Valk Hotel Leiden is ideal for a long weekend, meetings and conferences. GeneralConference facilities are available for... More

From US$82

4 Tulip Inn Leiden Centre

3 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Schipholweg 3 Map

Boasting a pleasant ambience and comfortable accommodation, this property is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThe inn offers 4 multifunctional meeting rooms for... More

From US$100

5 Golden Tulip Leiden Centre

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Schipholweg 3 Map

Offering a fantastic location and luxurious amenities, the Golden Tulip Leiden Centre is an ideal place for business travellers and vacationers. GeneralThis property provides 4 multifunctional... More

From US$66

6 BEST WESTERN Amsterdam Airport Hotel Hoofddorp

3 stars
3.7 / 5 15 reviews

Vuursteen 1 Map

In close proximity to the both the airport and all of the city's finest attractions, you get the best of both worlds when you stay at the BEST WESTERN Amsterdam Airport Hotel Hoofddorp. Nearby... More

good holiday
the location is good being close to the airport and having shuttle service wifi is bad in the room the staff very polite other wise not bad to spend couple of days
25 Aug 2015
From US$98

7 BEST WESTERN City Hotel Leiden

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

Lange Mare 43 Map

Offering a fusion of traditional charm and contemporary comforts, BEST WESTERN City Hotel Leiden is an ideal base for business and leisure travellers in the centre of the historic city. While in... More

From US$62

8 Parkhotel The Hague

4 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

Molenstraat 53 Map

Offering a favourable location and relaxing atmosphere, Parkhotel Den Haag is the right choice of accommodation, while visiting Hague. GeneralParkhotel Den Haag features a choice of well-equipped... More

Very good hotel
Better than my expectation. Great value for money.
19 Aug 2015
From US$58

9 Bastion Hotel Schiphol Hoofddorp

3 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

Adrianahoeve 8 Map

Offering modern comforts, convenient facilities and top-class service, Bastion Hotel Schiphol Hoofddorp is the right choice of accommodation, while visiting Amsterdam. GeneralWhen leisure permits,... More

Decent Place
Clean, authentic, quiet, and reasonably priced. It is a little bit far from the attractions, but they have a shuttle that you can take to the airport. From the airport, trains and subways are ready...
1 Jan 2014
From US$124

10 Hotel Des Indes, a Luxury Collection Hotel, The Hague

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

Lange Voorhout 54-56 Map

Save 25% on your stay

Boasting a tranquil ambience and comfortable accommodation, Hotel Des Indes The Hague is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThe hotel also features 10 meeting rooms... More

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